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ABC
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
, education, medicare, taxes, immigration and health care. these noneconomic issues are the first topics up for debate wednesday night. voters will be judging the candidates personal qualities. obama's favoritability rating
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm EDT
wednesday in denver. >> i would put medicare and social security in a lock box. >> reporter: in 2000, algore held an 8 point lead over george bush before the first debate. right after his lead vanished, the two were tied at 43. this year, each side is making efforts to lower expectations. this memo obtained, is written by romney advisor, beth meyers, she talks glowingly about the president's debate record, siting where americans declared him the winner over john mccain each time. you make your opponent out to be unbeatable, regardless of what is said, you can declare a victory of sorts. >> how are the candidates getting ready for the weekend? >> reporter: there is going to be a lot of studying going this weekend, mitt romney is going back to boston, actually you might remember he has been getting ready with rob portman, playing the role of president obama and portman took on the task of playing obama in 2008, helped john mccain during that time to prepare for the debates. mitt romney is using john kerry as a stand in, rather obama is using john kerry as a stand in and kerry has pract
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm EDT
medicare fraud scheme. it involved 23.2 million in false billing. they paid cash, kick backs to medicare people in exchange for physical therapy that wasn't medically necessary and on some occasions never provided to the people. >> providing comfort for families through tough times. that's part of the mission of the ronald mcdonald house. today the job became easier because of a dreamy donation and the strong back and hearts of volunteers who live to serve. bill fink with the report. >> reporter: those that dedicate their lives to public service are giving a little bit more. >> though we are firefighters for the public we do events like this to be able to help out the community. >> reporter: meet the volunteer, special events unit of the baltimore city fire department. when ronald mcdonald house charities put out the call for help fat ralphly the tireless team was one of the first to respond. >> you got it? >> reporter: it began with a gift. actually 72. >> we got an amazing donation of all new mattresses for the room. >> we need one more box spring. >> reporter: and generated in '2a cal
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
care law which romney said he will get rid of. >> it cuts $716 billion from medicare to pay for it. i want to put that money back. it has killed jobs. >> reporter: the president tried to bring it back to romney's own health care law which he said is quite similar. >> the governor did a program working with democrats in the state to set up what is essentially the same model. it hasn't destroyed jobs. >> reporter: there were few fireworks and even fewer surprises. both candidates were deliberate in laying out their policy points but as a result they focus on a checklist than connecting with voters. abc news denver. >> all right. you watched it, join the hot topic right now. that's the conversation on facebook. abc 2news.com/facebook. >> there is more at stake in maryland on election day than what wins the white house there. are a lot of ballot questions and some can be confusing. question four called tuition rates exemption is about letting some illegal immigrants to get in-state tuition. question six about same sex marriage is called the civil marriage protection act. then question
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and nurses are among the nearly 100 people charged today with medicare fraud. the government said that the suspects collected $429 million by falsely billing patients. one was accused of writing 30,000 prescriptions that came to about $100 million in fraud. it's one of the biggest medicare crack downs ever. >>> we are working for you exposing medical professionals accused of everything from addiction to sexual misconduct. look up doctors by logging ton on to the website. >>> you may have heard a lot about big bird today. he came up last night in the debate when romney said he would eliminate funding for pbs. would your children be forced to go without seasame street and the gang if government spending stopped differenting money to pbs? the woman who runs the workshop said it wouldn't come to that. >> the workshop receives very, very little funding pbs. when they always tout out big bird and say we will kill big bird that's misleading because we will be here. >> she said the workshop gets most of its money from product licensing, corporate under writing and sponsor ship. >> all rig
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:55am EDT
. >> good morning. getting ate right the first time. start -- getting it right the first time. medicare will fine too many patients admitted because of complications. they expect to penalize the 2/3 of the hospitals that treat medicare. and milk prices may double unless the house pass as farm bill. senate passed a replacement but not the house and without a law the federal government would be required to buy dairy products and push up prices. movie theaters came back to life this weekend thanks to hotel transylvania adam sandler'sanimateed comedy received 43 million in particular sales and there could be a worldwide shortage of disposable diapers. a factory in japan that makes a key ingredient it
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